German Verb Conjugations - nehmen (to take) In All Tenses

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NEHMEN: Conjugated in All Tenses

The German verb nehmen (to take) conjugated in all its tenses and moods

PRESENT TENSE • PRÄSENS

Principal Parts: nehmen (nimmt) nahm genommen
Imperative (Commands): (du) Nimm! (ihr) Nehmt! Nehmen Sie!

NEHMEN
Present Tense - Präsens

Stem-Changing Verbs: The verb NEHMEN is both a stem-changing verb and an irregular (strong) verb. Notice the change from e to i in the du and er/sie/es present tense forms. The past participle is genommen.
DEUTSCHENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich nehmeI take/am taking
du nimmstyou take/are taking
er nimmt
sie nimmt
es nimmt
he takes/is taking
she takes/is taking
it takes/is taking
PLURAL
wir nehmenwe take/are taking
ihr nehmtyou (guys) take/are taking
sie nehmenthey take/are taking
Sie nehmenyou take/are taking
Examples:
  Wir nehmen den Zug.
  We're taking the train.
  Er nimmt das Buch.
  He's taking the book.
 

 

Nehmen: Conjugated in All Tenses

PAST TENSES • VERGANGENHEIT

The German verb nehmen (to take) conjugated in all its tenses and moods

NEHMEN
Simple Past Tense - Imperfekt

DEUTSCHENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich nahmI took
du nahmstyou took
er nahm
sie nahm
es nahm
he took
she took
it took
PLURAL
wir nahmenwe took
ihr nahmtyou (guys) took
sie nahmenthey took
Sie nahmenyou took

 

NEHMEN
Compound Past Tense (Pres. Perfect) - Perfekt

DEUTSCHENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich habe genommenI took/have taken
du hast genommenyou took/have taken
er hat genommen
sie hat genommen
es hat genommen
he took/has taken
she took/has taken
it took/has taken
PLURAL
wir haben genommenwe took/have taken
ihr habt genommenyou (guys) took
have taken
sie haben genommenthey took/have taken
Sie haben genommenyou took/have taken
See more verbs in our 20 Most-Used German Verbs.

 

NEHMEN

Past Perfect Tense - Plusquamperfekt

DEUTSCHENGLISH
SINGULAR
ich hatte genommenI had taken
du hattest genommenyou had taken
er hatte genommen
sie hatte genommen
es hatte genommen
he had taken
she had taken
it had taken
PLURAL
wir hatten genommenwe had taken
ihr hattet genommenyou (guys) had taken
sie hatten genommenthey had taken
Sie hatten genommenyou had taken
See more verbs in our 20 Most-Used German Verbs.

 

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